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Everything Must Change

Taken as a whole, in one way or another the pieces of this issue are all about not just the need for, but the inevitability of, ongoing change in the clinical research enterprise—not just change for the sake of change, but change for the better.
Nadine H. Spring, PhD, CCRC, Director of Operations, SpringWell360 LLC

PIs Recognize Need for Greater Diversity in Trials, Feel Frustrated by Limitations

Principal investigators interviewed for a recent academic dissertation recognized the need for greater diversity among participants in the clinical trials but are frustrated that the inclusion/exclusion criteria handed by sponsors often don’t match the real-life situations of the average patient in their practice with the condition of interest. In the forthcoming August issue of ACRP’s Clinical Researcher journal, these and other findings are detailed in a peer-reviewed article.